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Please tell Good phone for a modder?

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  1. bradley lawerence

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    Please tell Good phone for a modder?
     

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    I guess it depends what you want to mod. Are you looking for theming only or do you want to change the firmware?
     
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    Hi, thanks for the response, I'm looking for a phone that has a good development community and is easily locked, unlocked, rooted, unrooted, etc.
     
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    Google's phone ... Nexus and Pixel would be top choices. Samsung, just because they are so ubiquitous would also have a big development community, but you have to get past their security.
     
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    OnePlus 3 and the later models have good development communities. Avoid low end phones that you'd typically see on a prepaid network. Those usually have very little to no dev support.
     
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    Don't get a ZTE Zmax Pro, it's the most locked down phone on the planet!
     
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    Avoid Carrier branded devices if possible, especially AT&T and Verizon. Locked bootloaders.
     
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    nexus, pixel, oneplus....

    head over to xda-developers.com and have a look at what the cool kids are playing with these days...
     

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